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today the annual events to remember those killed take on a different tone. how the victims are being remembered ahead. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." >> good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. this morning cool and clear sums it up. here's a live look outside anyway for you this morning. though we see some of the first rays of sun coming over the horizon. i think, tom, once i was told that sunrise is like the coolest point in the morning or something like that. we've got a little farther to go. >> an hour after sunrise, the temperature can still drop. and that's probably going to be happening this morning. and there is a chill in the air when you step out. you're going to need a sweater. there is the live view from our hd city camera. right now 57 at reagan national. gorgeous crescent moon in the southeast sky. venus and jupiter, the bright spots in the southern sky and eastern sky. right now the dew point down to 49. that's comfortably dry. we have a very light breeze. temperatures, they are in the 40s throughout most of west virginia. virginia and maryland except
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right around the beltway, it's right near 50. inside the beltway, mid-50s. near 60 by the bay waters. but don't go too far away from the bay. it's near 50 in easton right now. and even at the beaches at ocean city, it's only around 50 degrees. and by 7:00 a.m., we'll still be just in the low 50s with a chill in the air. but then by noontime, ought to climb 20 degrees into the low 70s and hitting upper 70s by midafternoon and lots of sun and humidity. sunset, 7:22. i'm back with the hometown forecast in ten minutes. a look at your first 4 traffic now. mike in for dawnela. >> good morning. things still looking great on the beltway. we are dealing with an accident in montgomery county that's on warfield road at woodfield road. let's take a live look at that accident via chopper 4. traffic is getting by. we are seeing no serious delays there and hopefully that accident should be out of the way fairly soon. on eastbound 66, seeing a bit of a delay, 52, 123 but all of your
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travel lanes are open. after that looking good heading to the beltway. aaron? un? >> thank you, mike. today marks the 11th anniversary of the september 11th terror attacks. the president will attend a private memorial for survivors and families of the victims at the pentagon. our megan mcgrath is live there with more on tributes planned for today. megan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, un. this is a day that changed this country forever. and while it happened 11 years ago for the families, the pain is still fresh. this will always be a very painful and difficult day for them. now, 59 people on board flight 77 were killed. 125 others were killed inside the pentagon. now, last year, of course, was the tenth anniversary. the first since osama bin laden was killed. and there was a very large ceremony here at the pentagon. family members in attendance, dignitaries as well as employees and survivors of the attack. now, this year, however, things will be quite different. the remembrance ceremony that
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gets under way at 9:30 this morning will be only open to family members, much smaller than we've seen in the past. the victims memorial is also closed to the general public. they're doing this to allow family members to reflect and mourn in private. and really there's been a big effort here this year to do just that. make this a very private and intimate ceremony and event for the family members to give them time to mourn privately with their families. now, for those wishing to honor those who died here, you can do so. the victims memorial will reopen after the ceremony this morning right around 12:00. and, of course, we'll have an update later on in the show. reporting live from the pentagon, megan mcgrath, news 4. un, back to you. >> megan, thank you. thousands of people will also gather at the world trade center memorial site to honor those live. this is a live look at new york right now. this year's ceremony will be very ircht did from years past. no politicians will speak, only relatives will read names of the victims. there will be four moments of silence at the time each plane
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hit and each tower fell. at sunset, the tribute in light will stretch four miles into the sky inspired by the shape of the twin towers. today vice president joe biden will attend a memorial service at the site where flight 93 crashed near shanksville, pennsylvania. defense secretary leon panetta was there yesterday. he took a tour and participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. that stone wall is covered with the names of the passengers and crew. i'm honored to emcee a special service later this morning here in d.c. serve d.c. and hands on greater d.c. cares are sponsoring a day of service at freedom plaplaza. it's dedicated to supporting veterans and first responders. it will feature emergency preparedness demonstrations and training as well as a recruitment fair. you'll see a heightened security presence today on metro. you might notice more police at the stations. in montgomery county, officers will be using a new safety tool. they're carrying devices on their belts that detect
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radiation. a hit causes lights to flash and a vibration or audio signal. the department recently bought 40 of these detectors with federal grant money. >> the type of radiation we're trying to detect is the type of radiation that would be seen as the ideal ingredient for a weapons of mass destruction, a dirty bomb, one of the ingredients that the terrorists would like to use. >> police say there is no threat against metro. they're just being proactive. a montgomery county police spokesperson says during the months they've used the devices, there's only been one alarm. this morning senior u.s. officials are confirming that the number two al qaeda leader in yemen has been killed. yemeni officials say he was killed by a hellfire missile from a u.s. drone. five other militants were killed in the attack. the man was released from guantanamo bay prison in 2007. u.s. officials believe he was directly involved in the underwear bomber plot to blow up a u.s. plane in december 2009. police in the district are investigating a shooting
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overnight in southeast. this happened about midnight in the 300 block of ridge road near a rental office for d.c. public housing. police say a man was shot once in the leg. he was found by people passing by and taken to a nearby hospital. his injury is serious, but he will survive. no arrests in that shooting. 6:06 now. the fairfax county school board is looking at ways to deal with overcrowding in its schools. the problem is particularly prevalent at fairfax high school. it's already overcrowded and enrollment is expected to grow in coming years. the school board just voted to launch a boundary study to look for possible solutions. that may not solve many problems because many nearby high schools are also overcrowded. some students may be assigned to new schools. also in northern virginia, the first lady will be campaigning this week. michelle obama will visit the university of mary washington in fredericksburg on thursday. the first lady was supposed to come to fredericksburg several weeks ago but canceled that appearance after the colorado movie theater shooting. 6:06 is your time now. 55 degrees.
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together in midair. how this ended. we take a look here, you can tell this is video of a midair collision. a cameraman was shooting a commercial in the netherlands when the single-engine plane he was in collided, if you will, with another plane. the two aircraft actually got stuck together at the wings. amazingly, the planes were able to get untangled. even more amazing, nobody got
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hurt here. >> thank goodness because from the video, it looks like it would have been a complete disaster. it's just a wonder that the planes managed to break apart. >> good. all right. >> okay. 6:11 is our time this morning. tom kierein is in the weather center. first, though, that's a gorgeous picture. >> spectacular. the air is so dry, we've got an excellent, clear view of the sky and the horizon this morning. sunrise is still more than a half an hour away. it's at 6:46. that is a live view from our hd nbc 4 city camera. time for weather and traffic on the 1s at 6:11. it is chilly to downright cold. in fact, some locations are down into the low 40s western maryland, much of west virginia and parts of the valley. it's in the mid-40s in northern montgomery county, western fairfax and parts of northern virginia. and prince george's county generally in the upper 40s as well as much of southern
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maryland. reagan national now is at 57. hometown forecast, damascus, northern montgomery county by 8:00, 8:30. mid-50s. bright sunshine. for lunch hour, 70 and bright and sunny. hour by hour, that september strong sun will warm us into the upper 70s by midafternoon. low humidity. and a blue sky throughout the day. delightful. i'm back your seven-day outlook in ten minutes. a look atraffic now with mike. good morning, mike. >> good morning, tom. things still looking good on the beltway. no accidents on the inner or outer loop. interstates in maryland also looking fantastic. vw parkway everything moving at speed. same goes for 95 as you see on the map. let's take a live look now at 95 at 216. traffic to the right is heading south. things moving smoothly there. it's about a nine-minute ride on 95 south from 216 to the beltway. aaron? un? >> mike, thank you. 6:12 is our time now. a vicious beating caught on tape. the suspect is a marine. we'll tell you why police believe
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security feature that could be coming to future iphones. you're watching "news 4 today." >> a florida tech company says it is the source of a file containing a million i.d. numbers for apple devices taken by hackers last week. blue toad which creates apps and mobile materials said it made the discovery after the hackers posted the numbers online. the hackers had claimed that they stole the file from an fbi agent's laptop. the i.d.s don't typically contain personal information,
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rather correspond to a certain device. security could be getting an upgrade of the iphone and ipad. apple is in final stages of purchasing a mobile security company called authentech. their biggest product fingerprint scanners. at's led to new speculation that iphones and ipads could soon come with a fingerprint scanner built into the screen or back of the phone. it isn't expected to be part of the iphone due out tomorrow. the web-hosting site godaddy is back up and running. someone hacked the site yesterday taking down millions of sites it serves. an anonymous hacker is taking responsibility for the attack. the hacker says it picked godaddy to test its skiber security. godaddy says it will provide more on the cyber attack today. this morning hundreds of thousands of chicago parents are scrambling to place -- for a place to send their children with the public schoolteachers on strike there in a bitter contract dispute. the chicago teachers union and the school board still have not been able to agree on a new
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contract. there is an impasse concerning new reforms that link new teacher evaluations with standardized test results. in exchange for a 16% raise over four years. the two sides cannot agree on health benefits, pensions and job security. a lot of parents just want the issue resolved so their kids can go back to school. >> this thing can end kind of fast. >> they need to be in school. it's horrible, ludicrous. >> they need to pay these teachers. these teachers make everyone who they are today. >> chicago mayor rahm emanuel says the teachers cannot agree on evaluations and who hires teachers. he favors local principals in charge of hiring as opposed to school district leaders. [ bleep ]. >> take a look at this vicious attack on a cab driver in north carolina. a marine is wanted for the beating. gunnery sergeant john kanosh start eed pummeling the driver.
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he threatened to kill the driver. the driver says he was picking up another passenger to try and cut his fare. the marine checked himself into a mental facility. police say they'll arrest him as soon as he's released. a 17-year-old boy shot in the cafeteria on the first day of school in baltimore is home. he was shot last month at perry hall high school. he left the hospital yesterday after two weeks. the boy who has down syndrome suffered a bruised lung and hole in his torso. the accused gunman is charged aas an adult with attempted murder and assault. today players, fans and family and friends will say their final good-byes to legendary ravens' owner art modell. he'll be laid to rest at 11:00. last night the ravens paid tribute to helmet decals and a video before the game. he's best known for bringing football back to baltimore. he died thursday at 87. the next time your kid gets
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a sore throat, you might be better off not giving them antibiotics. the infectious diseases society of america now suggesting most sore throats be treated without antibiotics because they are usually caused by a virus, not a bacteria. antibiotics don't work against viruses. it also recommends against removing kids' tonsils because of recurring throat infections. it says the risk of surgery, usually isn't worth it. a government task force says women with an average risk of ovarian cancer do not need annual screenings for the disease. the u.s. preventative task force says the screenings don't reduce the number of deaths ovarian cancer causes. in fact, the panel says the tests could do more harm than good. it says some results are false positives and can lead women who don't have cancer to undergo major surgery. you'll save a pretty penny by paying with cash at one vermont sporting goods store. that's because the store is doing away with pennies. power play sports now rounds its change to the nearest nickel in
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customers' favor. it says it wants to show the government that it should stop production of the one cent pieces which actually cost about 2 1/2 times more yo produce debate in >> the vast majority of what we stormúz/tronic transactions. so you can still have electronic dimes and pennies. >> well, you still have to pay full price at the store if you pay with a check or a credit card, though. >> there you go. >> interesting idea there. 6:21. time for weather and traffic on gist tom kierein here to ggvà7oq2
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later today, we'll have highs reaching the upper 70s with bright sunshine. and then another clear and chilly night tonight. back down to the low 50s tomorrow morning. wednesday should be a bright and sunny day with highs near 80. and still low humidity. and more of the same on thursday and friday. although a bit milder thursday afternoon. perhaps into the low and maybe briefly mid-80s. still comfortably dry. and then on friday, up near 80. over the weekend, seven-day outlook. well, there's going to be a front coming our way. increasing clouds on saturday. and maybe a weak area of low pressure forming along that front coming through. might bring a passing shower perhaps saturday evening and off and on on sunday is the way it looks now. highs near 80 both days. and morning lows in the mid-60s. then back to work and school on monday with some sunshine and highs reaching near 80 and still not very humid. i'll be back in ten minutes. mike in for dawnela this morning with your first 4 traffic. good morning, mike. >> things still looking great on the beltway. no reports of any serious or
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backups on inner or outer loop. very heavy delays southbound 270 from hyattstown. traffic headed away from the screen, that is your southbound side. some significant delays there. but taking a look at the chopper 4 camera, no serious delays after clarksburg into the gaithersbugai gaithersburg area. also looking good to the beltway. aaron? un? >> sounds good. mike, thanks. 6:22. playing hardball with metro. the heat being turned up in the dispute between the agency and the nationals. and after the break, why the bear hug seen 'round the world
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"and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. a punch-throwing pop star? who says miley cyrus sta
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this morning, actress and pop star miley cyrus under investigation for assault. tmz reports an unidentified man filed a report claiming cyrus assaulted him in a hollywood hotel over the weekend. the 19-year-old cyrus was with her fiance, liam hemsworth, when they were talking to the skprim cyrus allegedly pushed the victim and hit him in the face. officers say the man did not have any visible injuries when
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he filed the report. police made no arrests. apparently republicans are not embracing this florida pizza shop owner quite as much as he embraced the president. bib apple pizza has received negative reviews since its owner bear hugged the president over the weekend. one reviewer claimed he or she felt compelled to disrespect the restaurant as much as the president disrespects our constitution. big apple has received plenty of positive reviews as well since the hug. the owner is a republican. >> at least he didn't defeat beat up by hannah montana. >> okay. 6:26 is our time. it's known as cutting the cord. what millions of people are doing that you might think is impossible. plus, police reaching out for help in the murder of a local high school student. who is now getting involved? why american express is suing the man suspected of having something
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you are waking up to unse
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remembering 9/11. today marks the 11th an verseniy
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of the attacks. the private memorial today. new help to solve a crime that stunned a local neighborhood. a teen killed in her bedroom. good morning. welcome back to "news 4 today." i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. 40 degrees in some places. this started a bit of a debrougdebate. should you be reaching for the heat? >> my esteemed colleague says yes. >> the person to ask, though, is meteorologist tom kierein because he is outside on the storm team 4 weather deck. what do you say, tom? >> yesterday morning was chilly. i call this cold. >> cold, all right. >> we're not used to this! this time of the year, this is certainly unusual. we've got the predawn light now just beginning to light up the sky. and around the region. yeah, we are down into the 40s in much of the area. in fact, you might want to kick on the furnace. right now we're down into the mid-40s in northern montgomery county and loudon county and much of northern virginia, it's into the mid and upper 40s. and in prince george's county,
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much of southern maryland, generally in the low 50s to mid-40s. and right near the bay waters, though, the bay water temperatures are in the 70s. it's right near 60 degrees there. farther out to the west out in the mountains of western maryland, west virginia, low 40s in many locations. quite a chill starting off the day. this time of year, that september sun is really strong. so by noontime, we'll be into the low 70s. we're going to jump about another 20, 25 degrees by noontime. beautiful afternoon after that. low humidity. sunshine. and a blue sky. highs reaching the upper 70s. by midafternoon. sunrise, 6:46. sunset at 7:22. and then by late afternoon, we'll be back down to the mid-70s. i'm back with another hometown forecast. that's coming up in about ten minutes. right now your first 4 traffic, mike in for dawnela. good morning. >> good morning, tom. things heavy northbound 95 in virginia. let's look at the maps. seeing off and on delays from dale city to newington.
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let's take a live look at the camera light at lorton road. northbound traffic headed away. slow traffic in the main lanes and hov lines. about a 15 minute ride to the beltway. also slow northbound 395 and crossing the 14th street bridge. the whole trip there will take you about 16 minutes. aaron? eun? this morning a mother is looking for answers in her daughter's murder. prince george's county police now working with the fbi to help solve the murder mystery. last night police held a public meeting about the murder of amber stanley. they say her murder was not a random attack. last month a masked gunman kicked down the door at her home. he went into her bedroom and opened fire killing the teenage honors student. >> i miss her, and i wish she was here. i used to kiss her every morning. we'd always kiss each other on both cheeks. >> police handed out flyers reminding people of a $25,000 reward leading to an arrest and
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indictment. robbery does not appear to be the motive behind a shooting inside a rite-aid in northeast. police are asking for your help to find the gunman. video shows the man entering the store around 9:30 sunday night. police say he covered his face with a surgical mask and shot an employee. the victim is expected to be okay. in april, surveillance cameras at the same store captured a different gunman shooting the manager in a robbery, paralyzing him from the waist down. the suspect was arrested in that case. the five men who were convicted of one of the deadliest shootings in d.c. history will be sentenced today. carter, carter, best, bost and williams will all learn their fates. the men carried out a series of violent crimes in march 2012 that culminated in the south capital street mass shooting which killed three and injured six. in all the men killed five and injured nine people in a series of revenge attacks that prosecutors say started over
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stolen costume jewelry. all five face life in prison. 6:33 now. a former aide to mayor gray has helped prosecutors so much in their corruption investigation that he likely won't end up in jail. prosecutors said in court documents that howard brooks has provided substantial assistance and that probation and community service would be a suitable sentence. brooks pled guilty in may to lying to the fbi about making payments to fringe candidate brown. he is one of three former gray aides to plead guilty to corruption. he will be sentenced october 10th. sentencing for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown has been delayed. brown pled guilty to bank fraud in june. he admitted to lying about his income on bank loan applications. the judge moved back his sentencing to november 12th to give him more time to cooperate with prosecutors. he faces a maximum sentence of six months in prison for each
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charge. a local naacp chapter wants laurel's police department investigated by federal prosecutors. this stems from this cell phone video that appears to show an officer punching or slapping a man in handcuffs last month. leaders with the prince george's county chapter of the naacp say they want possible --ñp1úc this video shows possible police brutality, and they want the justice department to step in. they also want a federal probe into what they call racial profiling and discrimination and hiring. the officer in that video is currently on administrative duty. 6:35. 55 degrees. ahead, a change in plans this year to honor those local people who died on 9/11. also, drivers being told to brace for the worst. the work that begins today and lasts for a year and a half. plus, new pressure in the debate over who should pay to keep metro open late
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and tumbling temperatures again this morning. when we can expect to warm up again. anncr: this casino's in west virginia.
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one minuteóé 3 it is 6:38 now. the "today" show is next at 7:00. let's check in with savannah guthrie. good nice ho see you. >> hi, eun. good to see you. that massive teacher strike in chicago heads into a second day. this morning there is hope a deal could soon be reached. the latest on that. also ahead on this anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a survivor who says he rode down a pile of debris for more than 15 floors in the north tower. well, he shares his story for the first time in an exclusive interview. then a warning to iphone and could put your private information at risk? and we're live in singapore where the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived overnight to pay tribute to princess diana. we'll have those stories plus paula abdul joins "today's
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professionals," and it is al's turn to play deejay when we get started on a tuesday morning right here on "today." eun, back to you. >> i really enjoyed your playlist. i listen to that same kind of music. i want you to tweet a picture if you're a football fan of you griffining. if you've heard of that, it's for our quarterback here in washington redskins, rg3. it's supposed to be the new tebowing. >> oh, griffining. i was, like, wow! i'm not speaking english today. i'm going to google it. and then i'm going to get back to you with my own griffin. >> all right, good. >> have a good day. >> you, too. thanks. here it is right there. that's your griffining. there we go. if you want to be cool, this is what you've got to get into. griffining. it's the newerr it's the newerr an the internet phenomenon took off hours after rg3's historic debut on sunday in people's offices and whatnot. just put your arms up in the air like he did after throwing an 88-yard touchdown pass to pierre
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garcon. people have been tweeting pictures of themselves griffining in all sorts of places. and there's the moment for rg3. >> there you go. >> so get on board. >> get on board. >> we will have ourselves griffining at some point. >> i know. here i asked savannah to do it. i haven't. have you done it? >> not yet. 6:41. time for weatherexgix s.e tom kierein giving us a lovely forecast. good news all around, tom? >> and you've got to pick your times to griffin like when the weather is great like this morning and you step out the door. that's when you need to do it. absolutely gorgeous morning under way. just saw a pristine sunrise under way over the potomac river. and right now there is a chill in the air. light blue, and dark kpennsy;i"k00f the in63xagív3 and coun washington.
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sparkling sun and a blue sky. by late afternoon, we'll be back down to the mid-70s. and another cool start tomorrow morning. a look at your seven-day outlook. that's coming up in about ten minutes at 6:51. mike in for dawnela. >> good morning, tom. we are starting to see significant interstate delays. let's look in maryland. good news, things looking good on 95 and b.w. parkway toward the beltway. let's take a look near new hampshire avenue. traffic headed away is the outer loop. seeing significant delays after 95 towards silver spring. about a 15 minute ride from 95 to 270 at 36 miles an hour. aaron? eun? >> thank you, mike. today marks the 11th anniversary of the september
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11th terror attacks. nearly 3,000 people were killed when planes crashed into the world trade center, the pentagon and a field in pennsylvania. as she was 11 years ago this morning, megan mcgrath is live at the pentagon with a preview of the commemoration ceremonies planned for today. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. over the years we've seen special things done to the pentagon. we've seen it awash in blue light, beams of light representing victims come from the center. we've also seen a large flag draped down the side from the roof. but i'll step aside here and show you what it looks like here this morning. it really looks like any other day. but, of course, it is not. for those who lost loved ones, 9/11 will always be a very difficult and painful day. and this year a big effort has been made to keep the remembrance ceremony more private and intimate than in years past. you may remember last year's tenth anniversary ceremony was very large. there were family members, pentagon employees, survivors, dignitaries, first responders
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all in attendance at that ceremony. this morning's remembrance, however, is going to be much, much smaller. it is closed to the public with only family members in attendance this morning. similarly, the victims memorial has also closed to the public. the idea is to allow the families to mourn and grieve privately in their own way. now, those wishing to honor the 184 men and women who were killed in this attack can still come to the memorial. they'll just have to do it afternoon. that's after the ceremony concludes here at the pentagon. then the memorial will reopen to the public. and people wanting to pay their respects can come and do so. reporting live from the pentagon, megan mcgrath, news 4. aaron, back to you. >> thank you. and thousands of people will gather at the world trade center memory wral siial site. this is a live look from new york city. this year's ceremony will be very different from years past. no politicians will speak. only relatives will read names of the victims. there will be four moments of silence at the time each plane
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hit and each tower fell. at sunset the tribute in light will stretch four miles into the sky inspired by the shape of the twin towers. today vice president biden will attend a memorial service at the site where flight 93 crashed near shanksville, pennsylvania. defense secretary leon panetta was there yesterday. he took a tour and participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. that stone wall is covered with the names of the passengers and crew. and i'm honored to emcee a special service later this morning here in d.c., serve d.c. and hands on greater d.c. cares are sponsoring a day of service at freedom plaza. it's dedicated to supporting veterans and first responders. the event will feature emergency preparedness demonstrations and training as well as a volunteer recruitment fair. that event starts at 11:30. you'll see a heightened security presence today on metro. you might notice more police at the stations. in montgomery county, officers will be using a new safety tool. they're carrying devices on their belts that detect radiation. a hit causes lights to flash and
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a vibration or audio signal. the department recently bought 40 of these detectors with federal grant money. >> the type of radiation we're trying to detect is the type of radiation that would be seen as the ideal ingredient for a weapons of mass destruction, a dirty bomb. one of the ingredients that the terrorists would like to use. >> now, police say that there is no threat against metro. they're just being proactive. a police spokesman says during the few months they've used these devices, there has only been one alarm. major league baseball now jumping into the debate over keeping metro open later during the playoffs. the transit agency, nationals and the government can't agree on who will pay to keep metro running in the nats make the playoffs. it costs about $30,000 an hour to keep metro open after its usual closing time. mlb urging everybody to reach an agreement soon. it's concerned issues like this could emerge in other cities. new, police in the district are investigating a shooting
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overnight in southeast. this happened after 2:00 this morning in the 300 block of ridge road near a rental office for d.c. public housing. police say a man was shot once in the leg. he was found by people passing by and then taken to a nearby hospital. his injury is serious, but he will survive. no arrests in that shooting either. a judge ordered the release of a figure skating coach in laurel accused of fondling a teenage student. 50-year-old gingrich fortenski competed in the 1988 olympics. he now has to turn himself in to police in 72 hours. he's accused of kissing and fondling a student in lake placid last year. he denies those allegations. american express is going after gary giordano. it's suing the man who was suspected in the death of his travel companion, robyn gardner, in arube sgardner, in arube a in arube ruba. amex wants to void the policy giordano took out in gardner's name before their vacation last year. the company claims the policy is not legal because the two weren't married, related or business partners. giordano insists gardner was
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swept out to sea while they were snorkeling. police in aruba eventually released him from jail because of a lack of evidence. hundreds of fairfax high school students may soon have to choose -- or rather have to go to school somewhere else. the high school is already overcrowded, and the problem is expected to get worse in the coming years. the fairfax county school board just voted to launch a boundary study to look for possible solutions. that may not solve many problems because many nearby high schools are also overcrowded. some students may have to be assigned to new schools as early as next year. it's not encouraging for anyone looking for work. new numbers show companies are not expecting to go on any hiring sprees this year. cnbc has that suspect seema, good morning. >> good morning. u.s. companies appear reluctant to add workers this fall. now, it's because of uncertainty over the presidential election. the so-called fiscal cliff of spending cuts and tax hikes that are looming in january. and the effect of europe's economic slowdown.
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now, the latest survey from staffing firm manpower find says the vast majority of employers see no change in fourth quarter hiring plans, only one of the 13 sectors manpower tracks, education and health services, had a stronger hiring outlook than just three months ago. in other news, morehouse holds are changing their tv viewing habits, cutting the cord on traditional service. nielsen says 75% of the estimated 5 million homes that don't get cable, satellite, phone line or a broadcast signal still have their tv sets. many get content through netflix, apple tv or from dvds. now, nielsen says some people have dropped their service to save money. the number of people with traditional tv service has been on the decline since 2009. back over to you. >> all right, seema, thank you. new this morning, the duke and duchess of cambridge are in singapore. singapore is the first stop on the couple's nine-day tour of the region in celebration of the queen's diamond jubilee.
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prince william and catherine will meet with political leaders, monarchs and members of the public. on the way to their hotel, they stopped at the bow tannic gardens where they were shown an orchid named in honor of william's mother, diana, princess of wales. >> they're still celebrating the queen's jubilee. a year-long celebration. visiting different countries. >> go ahead. >> she looks beautiful. >> exactly. always, right? >> all right. all right. speaking of beautiful things, the sunrise this morning, you can see it behind us. just breathtaking. tom kierein's here. this leads to good things today, tom. >> that's photo shopped. >> i knew it. >> no, it's real. it is real. we've got a gorgeous pristine sunrise under way now. crescent moon in the southeastern sky. and venus is beginning to fade. that's the bright spot we had earlier. right now take a look at this gorgeous photo of the sunset we had. after the storms on saturday. this was the beginning of autumn moving our way. this was the very beginning of it.
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that sunset. and now here's the sunshine over the potomac. reagan national is at 57. the dew point, a comfortably dry 49. and we've got a very light breeze this morning. but it is downright cold. many of the suburban areas and rural areas are down into the mid-40s to near 50 near the beltway. that includes southern montgomery county and most of prince george's, arlington and fairfax, northern montgomery, western fairfax points west and north, most locations in the 40s as well as parts of southern maryland. right near the bay waters. look at easton. not that far from the bay. it's down to 51 degrees there. morning commute, by 8:00 a.m., will be in the low 50s and low 60s. we'll be continuing to climb, though. that september sun still pretty strong. by noontime, we'll be in upper 60s and low 70s. great for your lunch hour for outdoor lunch. and during the afternoon hours, after we peek ak in the upper 7 bright sunshine and low humidity. then a clear night tonight. back down to the low 50s, not
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quite as chilly this morning. average tide is 8137 near that tomorrow afternoon. bright sun and a blue sky. low humidity still in place thursday and friday. cool mornings, afternoon highs around 80. over the weekend, weak area of low pressure along a front coming through, maybe late saturday into sunday might have a few passing showers. now a check on our morning commute. here's mike. good morning, mike. >> good morning, tom. dealing with significant delays right now. westbound 66, very heavy from manassas to 123. let's take a live look, waples mill road. the eastbound side. 17 minute ride from 286 to the beltway. and problem right now on 95 in virginia. slow traffic right now as you're making your way from dale city to newington off and on. dealing with a big problem in the hovs and fairfax county parkway. right lane shut down causing heavier than usual delays in the main lanes and in the hov lanes. aaron, eun, back to you. 6:52.
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a traffic alert if your commute takes you near dupont circle. that could make for major traffic headaches from h street all the way to dupont circle. news 4's tony tull is live with more. tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. big headaches, as you mentioned. not quite early this morning but take a live look right now. we're on new hampshire near 21st. and traffic not that bad moving quite nicely. you also see some of the enclosures they have over the sidewalks. and this is all part of a discreetscape project expected to last around 18 months weather permitting but could possibly go for two years. as for the construction, the plans to miss sidewalks, resurface parts of the street as well as fixing water and storm drain pipes. the construction will be going on between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. so make sure you plan accordingly during the week. as for the weekend, the plan is to handle repairs overnight. now, if you commute using the metro or the bus, don't worry. the stations and the stops will be open and operating as normal. now, one thing to note, this is
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very important. street parking is restricted on many parts of new hampshire in this area between "h" and dupont. again, that's between "h" and dupont. we don't want anybody getting their cars towed. make sure you look out for new signs. this morning my photographer and i, we were pretty sure people wouldn't be happy about the t#u. about the new changes. >> yeah, anything that will beautify the place for me personally looks good. it gives you a good feeling when you see. >> i day. it's definitely nice to have úh. >> reporter: and that's pretty much the general consensus. everybody around here is pretty excited about the new changes. we just want to reiterate that. along new hampshire, it is only going to be one lane going each way. so make sure if you're heading to work or school, you will allow for a little extra time because as the traffic starts picking up here, we're going to get quite the delay. we are live in northwest, tony tull, news 4. >> tony, thank you. there's a guy in northern
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virginia who competed in the nation's triathlon. he didn't get one of those fancy expensive bikes. oh, no. he used the capital bike share bikes. jefferson smith of falls church competed in the triathlon over the weekend. he says he's more of a swimmer & bike, so there you see he tried. >> just kind of ran out of time. i didn't get a bike in time. i figured in i'm going to get a bike, i was going to spend a decent amount of money and get a decent bike, and i ran out of time. i figured, well, just try the capital bike share and see if it works. s< leukemia and lymphoma society. the officials with capital bike share excited he completed it using one of their bikes, they are refunding his costs. >> very cool. d event$ñ being discounts up to this year's range is being held
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¿ still general admission and benefactors tickets still available. tickets range between $40 and before you head inu/o1 befoom.you head inu/o1 >> great for outdoor exercise and recreation. gorgeous morning under way. low humidity but a chill in the air. we're only in the 40s. and low 50s now later 00 and9or+ though, with september way into the upper 70s. and this pattern is going to continue withx the warm afternoons and cool "news 4iú youry6?e $en might get a passing shower. that's the way it looks. >> thaw.
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